Casual Conversations on LinkedIn Lead to New Opportunities

Casual Conversations on LinkedIn Lead to New Opportunities

According to the official LinkedIn Blog, 35% of users say that a casual conversation on LinkedIn has led to a new opportunity. Last week while away in Raleigh for the 2017 Internet Summit, I experienced this firsthand! Over breakfast, on the second day of the conference, I was checking my
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Link to a post on LinkedIn

How to Link to a Post on LinkedIn

One of the easiest ways to AMPLIFY the reach of your social message is to ask colleagues, employees and friends to SHARE the information with their social network. Whether it is a new blog post, a pertinent insight or a job opening,  an effective tactic is to send an email,
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Job Hunting and Social Media

Job Hunting and Social Media

Earlier this month, Facebook announced that they want to help you find a job – I do NOT recommend this! Job Hunting and Social Media CAN be a good combination – read on to learn how to mix properly. Social media CAN be a helpful tool when looking for a
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LinkedIn Scams

LinkedIn Scams: How to Spot Them and Protect Yourself

As most of you know, I am a huge LinkedIn fan! I think that it is an invaluable tool and that EVERY professional should have an up-to-date profile on the site. That said, it IS a public forum and as such, you do need to be careful. LinkedIn scams DO
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how to add a project to your LinkedIn profile

Adding a Project to Your LinkedIn Profile – Tutorial

This past week, Lakshmi N. ‘Koti’ Koteeswaran, a Healthcare Professional from Mckinney, Texas asked an excellent question about adding a project to your LinkedIn Profile. Q: I was wondering if you could please let me know how to add Projects in a way that appears under each Employer section. A:
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How to set you LinkedIn E-Mail Notifications

How to set your LinkedIn E-Mail Notifications

Lately, I have been receiving some EXCELLENT questions via LinkedIn! Here is one I received this week about how to set your LinkedIn email notifications. Q: I used to receive email notifications when someone invited me to connect with them, and when someone accepted my invitation to connect. A couple
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Accepting LinkedIn Invitations

Accepting LinkedIn Invitations

Accepting LinkedIn invitations can be confusing and fraught with challenges. While there is no ‘one size fits all’ solution to this dilemma, here are some guidelines for accepting LinkedIn invitations. 1.Do you know the person? Sometimes, it’s simple – someone you know and/or have worked with for years, will send
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How to Unlink on LinkedIn

Sometimes, you find yourself connected to someone on LinkedIn who you just do not want to be connected to. Whether it is someone you never should have connected to in the first place or someone who is oversharing and you just no longer wish to be connected to, here is
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5 Summertime Community Building Tasks for LinkedIn

Summertime can be a great time to catch up on work that you just don’t have (or make!) time for during the rest of the year. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE to travel and totally plan to take some vacation time but when I am working during the summer,
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LinkedIn Groups – Q & A

Earlier this week, I replied to a journalist’s query regarding the advantages and benefits of participating in LinkedIn Groups. I thought that you might find the answers helpful! Q: What do you enjoy most about LinkedIn Groups? A: Access to people and info that I would not normally have the
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